June 18, 2013
- FAMILY EVENTS IN SW HOUSTON
- Sleeping Beauty at The Company OnStage
- Summer of Epic Adventure at the Children's Museum!
- Birthday Party Idea: Gattitown Sugar Land
- Make an Easy Vacation Scrapbook
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- Library Storytimes!
- Family Deals and Discounts
- Promote Your Business, Event, Discount, or Cause
June 17, 2013 - June 24, 2013
Welcome back to Macaroni Kid SW Houston! We are continually striving to be your best resource for events and activities in Southwest Houston, Missouri City, Bellaire, Stafford, Sugar Land, and surrounding areas. Thank you for visiting!
Go straight to the calendar to view this week's events by date, and to see a complete list of weekly story time opportunities. Also, be sure to follow our social media outlets, linked below, for updates between publishing.
It's week two of our summer-long celebration of the Children's Museum of Houston's Summer of Epic Adventure. Keep reading for a chance to win passes. Also, check out our Birthday Party Place of the Week - Gattitown Sugar Land.
More Summer Fun Ideas:
- Summer Movie Clubs
- Summer Reading Programs
- Free Summer Bowling
- Water Spraygrounds
- Chill Out at the Houston Zoo
- Free Museum Admission Days
- Celebrate Sundays with the Astros
- Passport to Imagination at Michaels
- Summer Learning Tips from Carson-Dellosa
- Fresh Beat Band Live tickets are on sale now.
- The Tenors will be in town June 29th. Tickets are available now.
As always, make it a wonderful week filled with great memories. Take care!
Join the Company OnStage for the final children's performance of the 2012-2013 season!
Perhaps the ultimate fairy tale with the ultimate Princess, Sleeping Beauty was authored by Frenchman Charles Perrault and published in 1697. The Brothers Grimm version appeared in 1812. For her part, Mrs. Williams, a resident playwright with Company OnStage, has infused this interpretation with both humor and excitement. Children ...
GIVEAWAY - Celebrate summer AND enter to win 4 tickets to the Children's Museum of Houston!
Birthday Party Place of the Week/Reveiw
This week's Birthday Party Place of the Week is Gattitown Sugar Land. My family and I were recently invited to experience Gattitown first hand. Having grown up with Mr. Gatti's (we frequented the buffet in high school), I wasn't entirely ...
Use inexpensive supplies to make a special family album
I love to travel, whether for a weekend getaway or a jam-packed week away. While it can be a little sad when a vacation ends, I always enjoy coming home and popping my camera memory card into the computer and seeing all the photos from the trip. It is easier than ever to turn those photo files into digital photo albums to be accessed with a few clicks of a mouse. While digital options are great, it is still important to me to create a physical scrapbook with pictures, paper ...
Where: Brown Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Street at Smith Street.When: Check for timesWho: Age recommendation: At least 3 years of ageHow: Ticket requiredCost: Ticket price depends on selected showtime and seating.For more info: houstonballet.org
Where: Emancipation Park, 3018 Dowling St., HoustonWhen: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PMWho: All agesHow: No pre-registration requiredCost: FREEFor more info: emancipationusa.com
Tuesday, June 18 through Wednesday, June 19 - BELLAIRE: Preschool Sneek-a-Peek Classes - Nature Discovery Center
This week's topic: Flutterby Butterflies
Where: Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle, BellaireWhen: 10:00 AMWho: Ages 3.5 -5 yearsHow: No pre-registration required.Cost: Cost per class: $10 member or $15 non-memberFor more info: www.naturediscoverycenter.org
Where: Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Town Center Blvd, Sugar LandWhen: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PMWho: All agesHow: No pre-registration requiredCost: FREEFor more info: www.sugarlandtownsquare.com
Where: Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle, BellaireWhen: 8:30 PMWho: Ages 4 and upHow: Registration required. Bring: Mosquito repellant and a flashlightCost: $5/personFor more info: Register online - ww.naturediscoverycenter.org/night-hike
Friday, June 21 through Saturday, June 22 - Houston Symphony 100th Anniversary Concert - Miller Outdoor Theater
Where: Miller Outdoor Theater, 6000 Hermann Park Dr Houston, TX 77030When: 8:30 PMWho: All agesHow: This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm. If tickets remain at 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.Cost: FREEFor more info: milleroutdoortheatre.com
Presented by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, markets will feature live music, cooking demonstrations and children's activities.
Where: 198 Sugarland St Sugar Land, TX 77478When: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: All agesHow: No pre-registration requiredCost: FREEFor more info: www.imperialsugarland.com
Where: Reliant Center, Houston, TXWhen: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PMWho: All agesHow: No pre-registration requiredCost: FREE, plust $10 to parkFor more info: www.womensfitnessexpo.com/houston
Where:Recreation & Tennis Center2701 Cypress Point DriveMissouri City, TX 77459When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Teenagers interested in babysittingHow: Registration requiredCost: $25For more info: www.missouricitytx.gov
Find your nearest library, etc. for regular storytime opportunities.
Macaroni Savings - Includes Kids Eat Free Restaurants
Here a few Family Deals and Discounts. As always, items listed are subject to change. Check before going. And be sure to check out our Thrifty Mom's Guide for ongoing free and cheap activities. Limited offers in BOLD.
Black-Eyed Pea - (all locations) - Kids eat free on Tuesdays from 5pm to close for kids 12 and under with the purchase of an adult entree.
Boudreax's Cajun Kitchen (all locations) - Kids eat free all day on Tuesdays. Receive one free kids meal with purchase of an adult entr ...
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